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CLMRNO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1256 AM PST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE RENO TAHOE AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
DECEMBER 2014...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER 2014 AT THE RENO TAHOE AIRPORT
WAS 40.0 DEGREES WHICH IS 4.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES
DECEMBER 2014 THE FOURTH WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD AT RENO. IN
ADDITION... WITH THE ANNUAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 57.3 DEGREES...
CALENDAR YEAR 2014 WAS 3.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND 1.0 DEGREES
ABOVE THE RECORD WARMEST YEAR OF 2012. THE YEAR 2014 IS NOW THE
WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD AT RENO.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER WAS 63 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED
ON THE 11TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 8 DEGREES
WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE 31ST.

FOR DECEMBER 2014 A TOTAL OF 0.93 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED AT THE RENO TAHOE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS IS 0.10
INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.3 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 71 MPH FROM SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 11TH.


CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   12/03/1940
 LOW              -16   12/09/1972
HIGHEST            63   12/11        71      -8
LOWEST              8   12/31       -16      24
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.5              45.6     3.9
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              25.0     5.5
MEAN             40.0              35.3     4.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.8     0.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              25.2    -4.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.25   1955
 MINIMUM         0.00   2011
                        1883
TOTALS           0.93              1.03   -0.10
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00
DAYS >= .01         6               6.4    -0.4
DAYS >= .10         1               2.3    -1.3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   12/02 TO 12/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.8   5
                        0
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            2.2               4.9    -2.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.22              0.50   -0.28
SINCE 7/1         2.2               8.4    -6.2
 LIQUID 7/1      0.22
DAYS >= TRACE       6               3.2     2.8
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     766               921    -155
 SINCE 7/1       1591              2024    -433
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1       1211               839     372

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/23/1973
 LATEST       06/27/1974
EARLIEST                        10/03
LATEST                          05/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/200    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    71/200    DATE  12/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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